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PBS
Mar 1, 2013 7:00pm PST
to the streets of moscow. they're protesting against a new law banning u.s. citizens from adopting russian children. lawmakers in russia's parliament passed it in december. it was drafted to retaliate against a new u.s. law that restricts russian officers from entering the country if they are accused of abusing human rights. at a news conference, president vladimir putin spoke to russian and foreign journalists for 4 1/2 hours. many reporters were critical. >> translator: don't you feel guilty about getting children, the weakest, involved in political disputes? >> translator: russian children should be raised in russia. >> reporter: as president of russia, putin signed the legislation into law and authorities have already canceled adoptions that were in progress while the legislation was going through the system. to see how the law is affecting children, we traveled to a childcare facility in st. petersburg. 75 children live here. many are ill or have physical disabilities. this boy has down's syndrome. the 4-year-old wants to be by a but with the new law in effect, timothy may not be goin
PBS
Mar 4, 2013 7:00pm PST
as the party's general secretary. the congress is empowered to appoint top political officials and laws. the leadership decides key policies. congress approves them. we have a law to report on throughout the day and over the 13 days of these meetings. we'll have more later in the hour. >>> u.s. secretary of state john kerry says there's a limited amount of time to reach a settlement on iran's programs. negotiations won't go on forever. his first overseas trip since taking office. >> talks will not go on for the sake of talks. talks cannot become an instrument for delay that in the end make the situation more dangerous. there's a finite amount of time. >> representatives met last week to discussion the nuclear program. the talks were the first in eight months. plans were announced for 3,000 new urani uranium. >>> unidentified gunman attacked the gunmen. some iraqi soldiers were also killed. iraqi officials suspect the attack was carried out by sunni groups. >>> the company operating the hot air balloon involved in a fatal crash in egypt last month says pilot error or defects may be the b
PBS
Mar 8, 2013 7:00pm PST
. >> nice to meet you. >> this professor teaches law at peking university. he led a group of 70 experts who signed a series of proposals submitted to the government in december. shortly after xi jinping became communist party chief. they described chinese people as frustrated with corruption, abuse of power and growing wage gap between rich and poor. they said this frustration would reach a critical point if political reform didn't move ahead. they warned chinese society could face a violent revolution and fall into chaos. he posted proposals on his website but he said it was erased within 24 hours. >> why chinese society is so unstable today? precisely because of a lack of credible reform. it's because of this lack the government or the government policies, government actions are not responsible to people. so that's why our air is so dirty. our underground waters got into trouble. so many people, especially the peasants, lost their land. we need a reform to start with. because the government has only emphasized economic reform. they only pay lip service to judicial reform. >> reporter: in
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